A Birthday Celebration for Every Child
Mar 24, 2009-- The party for Faith and Joy, sisters celebrating their 4th and 11th birthdays, respectively, kicks up the typical din of tots, toddlers, and tweens. Faith, her braids decorated with flower-shaped pins, leans on the kitchen table, burrowing her face into the arms of her seated mother. Joy hurls herself into the festivities, getting her face painted like a cat's along with other children. Home for this party is Evelyn House, a shelter for homeless families. Faith and Joy's party comes courtesy of Birthday Wishes, a nonprofit ensuring that children in more than 30 homeless shelters don't miss childhood's simple pleasure of a party honoring their birth. (2729 reads)
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